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is defiant as police investigate the weekend fire that targeted his law offices. joe vasquez with the mayor declaring he won't be intimidated. joe? >> reporter: you can see the damage on the law office behind me, and now we're learning of yet another arson fire reported today just a few blocks away. the new fire at a storage facility behind the village cocktail lounge was called in just after 6:00 this morning. investigators say it appears that the arsonist successfully torched the shed outback, destroying the contents, and see the torch marks on the windowsills? that appears to be another arson attempt at another store next door at a strip mall, but that attempt failed. the new fire is three blocks away from the fire that ripped through the law offices of vallejo mayor osby davis on saturday morning. police are not sure whether the two arsons are related. in the immediate aftermath of saturday's fire, mayor davis had tears streaming down his cheeks. >> whatever attempts are necessary to identify and arrest the persons responsible for this malicious, cowardly act, i'm sure they will do. >>
to the county. >> reporter: but now they are trumped by a new state law. besides lobbying by the environmentist groups. >> i spent two and a half weeks trying to walk on every legislative door. >> reporter: but governor brown, he signs san francisco assembly legislation that prohibits the local voters from restricting the importation of trash into a privately owned landfill. >> for me it is a huge disappointment to see the governor sign that there. >> reporter: and they feel like the other state is clearly telling them that the will of the people doesn't count. >> when the voters make a decision, about what is best in their community, i mean i think that we have as local government have a responsibility to do everything that we can to implement that in the best possible way. >> reporter: even though it was a local solano measure that assigned the law, but they say that the issue will go way beyond the county line if it was not passed. and the risk of every county and city almost across the state is having to manage their own garbage could become a reality, which would drive up cost, which would
. >> reporter: today he showed a face of resolve. he did say that his law office has been the target of vandalism in the past, specifically rocks thrown through the windows. the mayor clearly believes its some kind of message of intimidation. >> let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. i am nowt not now, nor will i ever be, intimidated by such cowardly acts of conduct. >> reporter: vallejo police are still saying they do not know who caused this. >> i think there could be. until we know for sure, we have to look at it in those terms. >> reporter: there's some criticism from some aspects of the community here for supporting the police in some officer-involved shootings recently. but police are not saying whether that might be the motivation for this fire. they're not citing any evidence whatsoever of the so-called domestic terrorism. now that there's been a second arson just down the street, the question comes up, could this just be a firebug that has absolutely no statement whatsoever to make? reporting live in vallejo, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >>> the other big story we're follow
pretenses. >> reporter: the state says no can do. >> there is no mechanism right now in state law to have us refund money to the foundation. we have reached out to them. we would like to have a conversation with them about that. we would like to keep that partnership alive. >> they have never tried to reach us and there hasn't been any email contact either. >> reporter: the briggs say the damage is done in trust and money. another $20 million that was pledged is evaporating. >> we had big donors lined up and we don't have them anymore as a result of this fiasco. >> reporter: if they can't get their refunds, the volunteer group wants a memorandum of understanding with the state that their money, the $279,000 they already wrote a check for, can only be used for henry coe state park. that was the presumption that a lot of people, allen, donated their money on. that's where nent the money to -- that's where they want the money to stay and they may need it at some point. >> the state legislature commended this group. where is the state legislature on this if there is no mechanism to refund the mo
's a new law designed to make it more difficult for parents to opt out of childhood vaccines. but it may end up giving them an out, too. we'll explain, coming up. [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving sog everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call or go online today. after all, when you're going the distance, it's nice to have the experience and commitment to go along with you. home arge gain. but >>> up and down day for wall street today. stocks started higher with news of home prices posting a large gain but have
reform law took effect today. hospitals will face big fines if too many of their medicare patients have to be readmitted lookse of complications. we asked anna werner to look into this. >> reporter: so this is everything you have to take? >> yes. >> reporter: 84-year-old phil eckloff suffers from congestive heart failure and diabetes and wound up in the hospital twice ais year. l twice a laundry list of follow-up instructions and fedications. so you have to deal with all this stuff. this is a lot of-- a lot of medications. a lot to remember. >> yeah, it is. >> reporter: eckloff is fortunate. f isas a home health care worker to help him. what do you think it would be like for you if you had to keep y with all this by yourself? >> if you don't take a service like this you'll end up become you'llhospital. and that's true. >> reporter: federal officials ere concerned that many medicare patients fail to get the necessary follow-up care and end up being readmitted to the hospital, often in the same tnth. so the government is now penalizing hospitals for excessive readmissions in three areas:
. the governor just signed a new law, making it harder to opt out. dr. kim mulvihill discovered there is a surprising new loophole. >> reporter: at tri-valley pediatrics, this boy is getting a flu shot. >> we definitely rely on a pediatrician as an expert. we put our son's health in his hands. >> reporter: now a new california law aims to have more parents talking to their pediatricians. >> it's definitely a step in the right direction. >> reporter: under current state law, before attending school or day care, kids are required to get certain vaccinations. parents can opt out by filing what's called a personal beliefs exemption. parents will have to talk to a licensed health practitioner. >> we want them to get real facts, not just internet, friends or family. >> reporter: dr. sam is director of pediatrics. he's surprised. at the last moment, governor jerry brown added an exception. parents with religious beliefs ruling out vaccinations don't have to jump through these hoops. this new mom thinks it's a good idea. >> the relationship with your pediatrician is a partnership. >>> o
at the hospital with a gunshot wound. both are expected to survive. >>> a first-of-its-kind law in california is being challenged. governor brown signed a bill to stop therapies aimed at turning gay and lesbians straight. a christian legal group is trying to overturn that law. the group filed a lawsuit on behalf of a psychiatrist who is also a pastor in san diego. it also names a plaintiff who has benefited from this therapy. the law takes effect january 1. >>> president obama and gop challenger mitt romney squaring off tonight in denver. it's the first of three presidential debates and as bigad shaban shows us, the focus tonight will be on the economy, healthcare and domestic issues. >> reporter: the stage is set for the first presidential debate. mitt romney trails in many battleground state polls and this is an opportunity for him to gain some ground. >> i think you're going to see the mitt romney that really cares about putting the american people back to work. i think that's the most important goal that the governor has. >> reporter: president obama will be pressing his own plan for the
to uphold the state's new law requiring voters to show photo identification. the law was passed by the republican-controlled state legislature and vigorously opposed by democrats. at issue is whether the law will prevent any registered voter from casting a ballot. democrats claim it will make it harder for their traditional voters, young adults and minorities to vote. >>> overseas. syria's foreign minister accused the u.s. and its allies of promoting terrorism and escalating the fighting in syria. speaking before the united nations general assembly yesterday, he criticized calls for president bashar al-assad to step down. one activist group says 40 people were killed yesterday. we're learning more about the taliban attack that killed three americans in afghanistan. a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck just as a patrol of afghan police and nato troops got out of their vehicles at a market in eastern afghanistan yesterday. in all, 14 people died in the bombing. >>> eight american airlines jets have been grounded so inspectors can check out potential problems with passenger seat
the violations of international law. >> reporter: turkey took action against syria after a deadly shelling from the syrian side hit a turkish border town. among the dead a 6-year-old boy. several people were also injured including a police officer. turkey says it retaliated in points in syria detected with radar. the united states is in contact with turkish officials. >> it's a very dangerous situation. all responsible nations need to band together to persuade the assad regime to have a cease-fire. >> reporter: parts of the syrian city of lipo laid in rubles. following four explosions. syrian state tv said three suicide bombers detonated cars packed with explosives killing 34 people. three blasts went off within minutes of each other near military officer's club. a fourth struck near the chamber of commerce. the city has become one of the biggest battlegrounds in the 18 month fight between rebels and government forces. syria's parliament condemned the bombings referring to the rebels as terrorists trying to oust president bashir al assad. lipo has seen intense fighting but been rarely the targe
interest in law to tell people about this? >> we do believe genetically engineered foods are a problematic, health concerns, leads to allergies and health effects showing up in the studies that have been done. environmental problems. yesterday, the new york times had a story about the massive increases in pesticide use over the last 15 years of genetically engineered crops, tied to the crops. >> is your goal to end genetically modified foods? >> it's to give consumers the choice, that's how the market is suppose to working. we decide, voting with dollars, making choices about what we eat and feed families, about what we want in the food system. >> the bottom line for families listening, is this going to increase the cost at the grocery store? the no on campaign says yes. it's going to cost hundreds of extra dollars a year to require the labels. >> they have no evidence to back that up. we think no increased cost will come of the law, it didn't happen in europe and didn't happen when we asked for trans fats. it gives them 18 months to do it. it's a straight forward labeling law. >> yes on
. >>> a republican judge in pennsylvania has truck down the state's tough new voter i.d. law a move that can help democrats. it means votes will not have to show a photo i.d. to cast ballots on november 6th. opponents said it would disenfranchise voters. particularly young adults, minorities and the poor. governor corbett supported that law. >> this is what the court has ruled. i'm sure that the supreme court will get an opportunity to review it. >> the court has finally ruled in favor of the voters to allow people to vote the way they've always voted without these totally cumbersome rules. >> there's 20 electoral votes at stake in pennsylvania. one of the largest states in the electoral college. >>> the house of representatives has scheduled an october 10th hearing on the security situation leading up to the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya. they say they have information that u.s. officials turned down requests for increased security for u.s. diplomats in libya. chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the attack. before last month's attack in benghazi special teams
rates are going up on everyone by law. that's going to happen. so that gives leverage to the democrats. yet sequestration, what you mentioned bob, the automatic cuts, republicans hate the defense cutses. democrats hate the nondefense cuts. and then you have the treasury debt seale chicago gives leverage to whatever party doesn't win the presidential election. i think odds are pretty high we'll get an agreement. >> i think the best place for both sides to start is in education because i sit in a lot of conversations with republicans. i spend a lot of conversations with democrats, and they agree on a whole lot more than they disagree on. so it seems to me that both parties could come together and say okay we're going to put the partisan politics aside and look out for the interests of kids, and let's focus on education first. >> schieffer: do you know what bothers me about all this and what really worries me is i sit here and watch the congress. i know what you say is true. there are certain things that both sides want to do, but even now, this divide is so wide, even now, on things they
, the confrontation with the law that brought the rush hour commute to a screeching halt. >> initially i thought the cough was bronchitis. >> cleaner isn't always better. how it's making some people sick. >>> good evening. i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken bastida. jobs, taxes, health care. and big bird? yes, the first presidential debate is in the books. the consensus was that mitt romney desperately needed a strong showing. and as grace lee shows us, he pretty much delivered. >> reporter: the polls show that the former governor knocked it out of the park. 500 uncommitted voters asked who won this debate. 46% said it was romney. only 20% said the president was the victor for the night. the man who has been fighting to show that he relates to the average american this whole election cycle, 56% of those polled say they had a better opinion of the former governor now. what started out as cordial quickly became heated. >> governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 million tax cut. and he is saying that he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes in deductions. t
for the san rafael city council to approve a strict new antismoking law. >> the only person who spoke against it believes that it was it wasn't strict enough. >> reporter: even this smoker is for it. >> i don't mind the laws at all. you know, just because people smoke doesn't mean it's fair for other people who don't want to smoke, the secondhand smoke. >> reporter: the ordinance bans smoking in apartments, condos, parks, all sidewalks and pedestrian areas downtown, bus stops, restaurant patios, and even cautions against actors smoking on stage. one smoker says it's illogical. >> it's ludicrous. just because they are still selling tobacco and all the smoke shops and all the stores. >> reporter: the city says its goal is to improve public health and reduce litter. and litter is a big issue. in two months, one group collected 230,000 cigarette butts which is why they won't ban ashtrays. it's okay to smoke on a sidewalk if you are walking. you just can't stay in one place. >> we're hoping that it's a self-enforced -- that people will ask others to put out their cigarettes. our goal is not to hav
about what treatments are given. that's explicitly prohibited in the law. but let's go back to what governor romney indicated that under his plan he would be able to cover people with preexisting conditions. well actually, governor, that isn't what your plan does. what your plan does is to duplicate what's already the law which says if you are out of health insurance for three months than you can end up getting continuous coverage and an insurance company can't deny you if it's been under 90 days. but that's already the law. and that doesn't help the millions of people out there with preexisting conditions there's a why reason governor romney set up the plan that he did in massachusetts. it wasn't a government takeover of health care, it was the largest expansion of private insurance. but what it does say is that insurers, you've got to take everybody. now, that also means that you've got more customers. but when governor romney says he'll replace it with something but can't detail how it will be, in fact, replaced and the reason he set up the system he did in massachusetts was beca
. i went to law school and wanted to work in service. i served in the white house under president carter. i went back and practiced law. i wasn't that great of a lawyer and not a great demand of service. i decided to do something different. i start ad company and it took off. so i did get fortunate to make more money than i probably can spend and therefore i'm committed to giving away the bulk of it. >> when you started your company you were 38 years old. you were telling me in the green room that believes kids today, young people today should try many things before the age of 30 because before 30 you really don't know. very few mark zuckerberg. >> very few people know what they want to do in their 20s. people should find what they enjoy not what their parents want to do and you have to experiment. you should try many different things. i did many different things. i was in government, i practiced law. not until your mid-30s do you know what you want to do. >> gayle, he's like your son and like me, a duke graduate and has done a lot of wonderful things. >> he's on the cover of "for
law is finding strong support. easing penalties when the 3rd strike is something minor like shoplifting. the los angeles times poll shows 66% are in favor and only 20% are opposed. 14% are still undecided. >>> gay rights activists are expected to protest the insulation of the archbishop this week. oakland's bishop will take over the poe seugz this thursday. he was a key driving force behind prop 8 which banned gay marriage thought the state. parishioners say he will be welcomed at most catholic church in the castro district. >> hopefully by attending services here he will see how important this church is and what it does. there are a lot of elements in the kagtic church that hold that position, a place like this challenges that on its own level. >> last month the bishop was arrest inside san diego and charged with drunk driving and he later apologized. >>> former governor, schwarzenegger, is talking to "60 minutes" about politics, affairs and gay marriage. schwarzenegger admits to performing same sex weddings for two of his former staff members at the governor's office but h
time workers or those in child care. similar laws are pending in three other states. opponents insisted it would heard working families. >>> checking headlines, the trial of the woman accused of killing a nursing student begins tomorrow. he is charged with murdering the woman in a dispute over a woman. >>> tomorrow the suspect in the shooting in oakland will be back in court. he will appear is a hearing, he is accused of kill 7 people. he pleaded not guilty. >> commuters will have more options starting tomorrow morning. more trains are being added to meet demand. they will revive four discontinued trains. they say ridership hit a high in june. >>> san francisco's plastic bag ban expands. tomorrow it will no longer just be grocery stores, added to the list will be retailers, book stores and clothing stores. unless customers have a reusable bag they will be charged 10 cents for a paperback. >>> a major super market change may be facing charges for over charging customers. safeway pricing errors. julie watts with the woman who blew the whistle. >> after the first four times, okay, it is a
, constitutional law professor. >> both. because to win, because he's competitive, he needs to be cool. he knows that. that's the one overriding concern presented to him by his advisers. don't freak out. don't get anxious. don't get publicly visibly irritable. >> a lot of people support mitt romney over the weekend on the sunday talk shows were saying he has to be very aggressive. he really has to take it to the president. >> well, what happens in presidential debates is you have two fundamental goals as the candidate. drive your message and knock your opponent off his. and so to knock the president off his message the romney campaign knows governor romney has to be unrelenting. >> romney has an op-ed talking about his view on foreign policy. there seems to be some question within the romney camp as to whether they should even be talking about foreign policy. >> this has been an ongoing debate since the libya crisis. and in the immediate hours after that when governor romney stepped into this, his advisers said we're going to begin to prosecute this larger. if you look at that op-ed, it's not ju
spends a couple of hours a day passing out fliers for his daughter-in-law's business. renee says he had no clue surveillance cameras were watching him. he was just expressing his deep appreciation for america's military and deep economic support of el salvador. >> el salvador feels protected because the u.s. helps us out so much. that makes us very proud. >> reporter: renee pushed his son to finally become an american citizen after living in the bay area for years. >> he thinks that the u.s. is the greatest country in the world. he knows that anyone that comes to this country can succeed in anything they want. >> reporter: we took renee back to the house to meet phillip and father and son got to see the american tribute for the first time. you can't tell that renee is singing the national anthem. >> it's touching. reminds me how good this country can be. >> reporter: renee will return to el salvador next month. till then he plans to keep giving old glory his glory. >> very touching. all right. so what would you do with a hawaiian island? would you surf? would you sit on the beach? larry
supplements because federal law classifies them as food not drugs. products are required to be safe but the f.d.a. only monitors them after they're on the market. when it comes to proof, supplement makers are only required to say research has been done, they are not required to show it to the f.d.a. the natural products association-- the main trade group of the supplement industry-- issued a statement saying: the investigators looked at 127 supplements that claim to boost the immune system or help with weight loss. none-- none-- met all of the f.d.a.'s recommendations for proving the products actually work. >> pelley: and we should mention, jon, the report we're referring to was produced today by the department of health and human services. there's another medical story that we're following tonight, jon, a deadly outbreak of meningitis. it has spread to five states, 26 people have been infected, four have died. a suspected source is tainted steroid injections that is used to treat back pain. the medication came from a pharmacy in massachusetts that issued a recall last week. jon, what have yo
.s. border patrol agent according to a mexican law enforcement official. the deadly shooting happened earlier this week about five miles north of the mexico arizona border. agent nicholas ivie and two other patrol officers were fired upon after responding to a tripped fence. one officer was treated and released, the other not hurt. >>> stock prices are rising and retailers are reporting mixed results on september sales. overall, sales were up 3.9%. let's take a look right now at the dow. it's up about 85 points. >>> well, the operator of a troubled nuclear plant wants to restart one of its reactors. southern california edison has conducted months of inspections at the san onofre plant between los angeles and san diego. the utility says unit 2 can run at 70% power without causing dangerous vibrations in tubes that carry radioactive water. the nuclear regulatory commission will review the proposal. >>> the government now warning doctors and hospitals not to use any product from the pharmacy that made the steroid suspected in a meningitis outbreak. five people have died, 30 people in six states
since in her view he must have surely broken some laws. her comments were made during the time abu hamza railed against britain from his mosque in north london. or a fourth stray of straight day, syria and turkey traded tre today. l 's the least sign syria's civil war is now expanding into a threat to regional security. correspondent holly williams is in istanbul. in il reporter: syria's civil war is spilling over its borders. today, the turkish village of guvecci was hurt by two mortar shells. nobody was hurt it & it's thought they were a mistake. the turkish military returns fire for the fourth day in a row. turkey has openly sided with the eebels in syria's conflict, confh so far, it hasn't intervened directly. now some fear that border skirmishes between the two countries could escalate into a regional war. on wednesday, a mortar bomb fired from syria killed five civilians in a turkish border town, including a mother and her three children. in response, the turkish parliament voted to approve the use of force against syria if it's deemed necessary. today, turkey's department prime mi
. and cost medicare an estimated 17.5 billion dollars. >> to control costs the health-care reform law penalizes hospitals with high readmission rates. they'll actually lose some of that medicare reimbursement money. nationwide that could cost hospitals 290 million dollars in just the next year. >> we realized there were gaps in care once patients left the hospital. >> dr. michael landberg is the chief medical officer at cedars-sinai. since last november his hospital has been working to reduce readmissions, sending medical staff to monitor the health of frequent flyer patients like freda robbins at home. >> in '98 over 52. >> in the past year the hospital reports a 60% reduction in its readmission rate saving an estimated $4 million to medicare and private insurance. >> we can actually find solutions to this problem that is good for the patient and good for our community. >> take a deep breath, in and out. >> robbins is just glad that her days as a frequent flyer are over. >> good. >> i'm just going to stay home. >> you're getting off board. >> i am absolutely getting off board. >> the
way but a key part of the season is to be determined not on field but in a court of law. we have a report on prayer, cheerleaders and right to free speech. >> reporter: friday night under the lights in texas with the band, the fans, the players and something different. a banner with a christian message written by the school's cheerleaders. >> we thought it would be a great message to get across. >> reporter: that message is at the center of a legal battle, the school superintendent banned the religious themed banners last month when a wisconsin group claimed they violate the separation of church and state. a judge has allowed the practice to continue until he rules. there were more religious signs than ever before from friends and family who say the cheerleaders messages on the banners are free speech. >> both the united states constitution and the texas constitution guarantee the right to freely express your religious viewpoints. >> reporter: the cheerleaders parents have hired an attorney to keep the christian banners. he says because the girls decided to use the bible verses o
kids. the governor just signed a new law making it harder to opt out. but as dr. kim mulvihill discovere: there's a surprising new loophole. toddler in waiting room. at tri-valley pediatrics, 1- store on the west coast... n san francisco's union squar. the clothes aren't fancy. or expensive. and that's the point. cbs 5 reporter elizabeth cook explains whal the fuss is, about uniqlo. ,, -those other store cards... -...preferred shopper... ...kept sending me coupons for cat food. i'm just not a coupon clipper. i buy what i want to buy. can i get a reward for that? [ frank ] introducing something extra from raley's, bel air, and nob hill. you get something extra rewards... ...for the way i shop... for buying the things i like. instant offers, points balance, right here on my smart phone. [ frank ] join today at raley's dotcom, or at your store. rewards you... for being you. [ frank ] raley's, bel air, and nob hill. for food, for family, and now, something extra -- for you. we call this our mission.mpany, green toys teaches children that if i have a milk j
will be given. >> there is no mechanism right now in state law to have us refund money to the coe foundation. we have reached out to them. we would like it have a conversation with them about that. we would like to keep that partnership alive. >> if they won't refund the money the group is asking the state to assure them it will only be used for henry coe state park. >>> coming up, the giants had a chance to eliminate the dodgers from the post-season. >> they did last night. plus a stands for amazing. they are in the play-offs. but could they win their division too? we'll check in on your oakland as when we come back. >> the as have done exactly that... ,,,, there is no more heartbreaking a sight than the sad. the exposed. the public testament to unrealized potential in such epic proportion. conversely, there is nothing more glorious... than the last minute comeback. ...kept sending me coupons for cat food. i'm just not a coupon clipper. i buy what i want to buy. can i get a reward for that? [ frank ] introducing something extra from raley's, bel air, and nob hill. you get so
finally know his real name. >> authorityies say he's a harvard law school graduate who has been wanted by the fbi for a very long time. 48 hours correspondent erin moriarty has the story. >> john donald cody has been on the run since 1984 when he suddenly fell off the grid around the same time he was accused of fraud. cody and a man named bobby thompson are one in the same person and allege he's responsible for one of the largest charity scams in u.s. history. the many faces of a man who called himself bobby thompson, a master of disguise that authorities believe was hiding a checkered past. last april, thompson, posing as a retired canadian mounty, was resting at this house in oregon. >> not dressed up in a fancy suit, just a regular person. >> being pursued by authorities in a nine-state cross country manhunt as the alleged master mind behind an organization called the united states navy veterans association, a fake charity that took in $100 million in donations over an eight-year period. authorities say the money never got to the people it was supposed to. instead, with a reputation
: law enforcement will be out in force. if you can't take bart, muni, caltrain or anything else, you don't drive, here's a simple tip. fill your gas tank! sounds like a big doh, but you would be surprised. >> traffic slows down, people start to idle. they are on the road for a little longer than they anticipated. just make sure you have a full tank of gas before you get started. >> reporter: you run out of gas on the road, you're stuck. tow trucks are going to get stuck in traffic, too. you think this can't happen? i'm going to admissibility i got a new car about five years ago. i ran out of gas on the bay bridge. it's a prius. and i ran out of gas. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i didn't really understand the gauge. so it is a big doh... but it can happen. and if you're stuck out of gas like that guy back there might be, you're in a lot of trouble. >> you're a big man, mike, to admit that. [ laughter ] >> so what are you doing -- which of those events are you going to? >> well, i'm going to the giants game. >> okay. i knew it. >> reporter: i hope to see them win but i'm going to walk. >> le
for the next court appearance. >> her daughter's presence in law enforcement custody at the safeway was not enough for her to return to the scene. so i didn't think the court or the people would be comfortable that she would return to court. >> erico is being held on $500,000 bail. she is due back in court on october 16th to enter a plea. >>> a bay area man's death overseas has triggered an international health scare. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran explains it all traces back to a sick bat. >> reporter: it's the county's first death fr rabies in almost two decades. >> rabies still does exist in california. however, it is rare. >> reporter: a 34-year-old contra costa man died from the disease in switzerland in july. once the cdc found out, a full blown investigation started. >> there were four people that we identified that may have had contact with his saliva or other body fluids. three of those did and we offered post-exposure prophylaxis or treatment to them and they received those injections. >> reporter: investigators discovered four months before he died, the man came in contact
as a vegetable on school lunch menus. they wrote a lot of the health care reform law. thurber estimates $9 billion is spent every year on lobbying and related advocacy, a top lobbyist can make millions the influence of business in washington d.c. is the third largest business after government and tourism. i think there's probably 100,000 people in the industry, not lobbyists specifically but in the industry supporting all of that in washington. >> reporter: and what do clients expect from their lobbyists? we asked gary lauer, ceo of a $150 million california firm called e-health insurance, a website that lets customers shop for health insurance from 180 companies. >> i was interested in getting some lobbyists, a, who had high credibility and, b, who could frankly get some doors open so we could explain what the situation was and what we think the remedy would be. >> reporter: specifically he was seeking to change the rules of health care reform so low-income americans can use government subsidies to buy insurance througcompanies like e-health. lobbyist lanny davis agreed to represent e hea
lohan is in trouble with the law again. she accused a 25-year-old man of throwing her down in a hotel room in new york city sunday. she alleged took his phone. she discovered pictures of herself on it. she was arrested on misdeamnor assault but dropped. he has filed harassment complaints against lohan. two weeks ago she was accused of hitting a pedestrian with her car. what is going on? we have to talk. >>> in denver a skateboard race lived up to its name. downhill blood spill. these guys hit 60 miles per hour. a deer comes out of nowhere and slams into one of the skateboarders. he and the deer tumbled off the road. this is the only legal skateboarding road race in colorado. no word on the condition of the skateboarder. i'm terrell brown, this is the morning news. road. no word on the condition of the skateboarder. i'm terrell brown, this is the morning news. we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas
't be intimidated. vallejo mayor osby davis' private law firm was purposesly torched over the weekend, gutting the building. this isn't the first time he has been targeted. davis has had numerous windows broken out by rocks and while he believes someone is trying to intimidate him, he says it's not working. >> i believe that the last criminal act is part of an escalating entertainment to intimidate me. it has failed. >> the mayor and his family are not getting extra police protection despite the attacks. >>> in other headlines, testimony is set to continue today in the trial of giselle esteban accused of murdering nursing student michelle le in hayward last year. in opening statements yesterday, prosecutors blamed a jealous rage for prompting esteban to kill her former friend. the defense says it was not premeditated but done in the heat of passion. >>> the body of one of two missing fishermen has washed ashore in the san mateo county coast. the man was aboard an 18-foot fishing boat when it capsized on sunday off pidgeon point. a second man is still missing. neither were wearing life jackets.
is the board looks at overall medicare costs by law doesn't have the power to tell doctors what treatments they can prescribe. starting today, president obama and mitt romney weigh in on the issues in an exclusive presidential forum on today's issue, the economy. >>> 4:33. developing news from the south bay. two homicide investigations in san jose. the city's 36th homicide of the year happened about 12:30 this morning. a man was killed in east san jose. someone old fire on the victim and other people standing near a home. police think it was gang- related. there are no suspects. >>> there was a fight on south second street in the downtown area. about 8:30 last night police found the victim a man who was pronounced dead at the hospital. no suspect in that case. police are still trying to learn exactly what happened there. >>> a bizarre confrontation on the caltrain tracks turned the evening commute into a mess t took place near the diridon station in downtown san jose shortly after 5:00 in the afternoon. caltrain service through the area was disrupted for 4 hours due to the incid
a carpool, drive with people, if you are planning to come to events here in the city. >> reporter: law enforcement will be out in force. if you can't take bart, muni, caltrain or anything else, you don't drive, here's a simple tip. fill your gas tank! sounds like a big doh, but you would be surprised. >> traffic slows down, people start to idle. they are on the road for a little longer than they anticipated. just make sure you have a full tank of gas before you get started. >> reporter: you run out of gas on the road, you're stuck. tow trucks are going to get stuck in traffic, too. but just in case, there will be extra tow trucks out there this weekend. but fill your tank. in san francisco, mike sugerman, cbs 5. >>> all that traffic could put bart on track to break some records. ken bastida is live with mobile5 to show us how the transit agency is gearing up for the weekend. ken. >>> reporter: hi, liz. we're up here on the platform of the daly city bart station. 419,000 people rode bart yesterday. that is a record. you had the oracle people in town, the as game over in oakland. but the
with the prosecutor that she could be a flight risk. >> her daughter's presence in law enforcement custody at the safeway wasn't enough for her to return to the scene. so i didn't think the court or the people would be comfortable that if we released her today that she would come back to court just to make a court appearance. >> reporter: miss keelin allegedly abandoned her 10-year- old daughter while caught shoplifting last week fleeing all the way to nevada where she was discovered. she was just returned to santa clara county last night. she is due to be back in court on october 16th to enter a plea so for now, she is going to remain in santa clara county on $50,000 bail. reporting live in morgan hill, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> other bay area headlines. san francisco's new roman catholic leader is on probation for the next three years. archbishop salvatore cordileone pleaded guilty this week to misdemeanor reckless driving stemming from his dui arrest in august down in san diego. at his installation mass yesterday, the archbishop called the incident a terrible error in judgment. >>> the dr
if we did there's nothing illegal about that. >> reporter: so there's nothing against the law about gaming the system. but what is there about the system that allows it to be gamed here in california as opposed to other states? >> reporter: the problem is we use a blend of gasoline not used anywhere else in the country. as a result when we get into a supply problem, we can't import gasoline used in other parts of the country to smooth out that shortage. >> reporter: and while the governor's order to allow the winter blend gas to come in is no long-term answer to the problem, at this point the public will take any relief they can get. >> it all counts. 22 bucks, huh? oh, not really cool, huh? >> reporter: and that message was heard here and in sacramento and it was heard in washington. and ken, you're right. we have seen investigations like this before. and they haven't come up with anything other than california's got its own blend of gas, that's how we do it, and if the system starts to crack, that's when the prices spike. but nonetheless, calls for investigations, you think it mig
the laws of supply and demand to go into overdrive. signs like this are creating sticker shock all over california. while $5 gas isn't the norm yet, analysts warn the average price for regular could soon surpass the world's high topping $4.37 a gallon. the uptick is troublesome, but temporary. california's drivers will have reason to give thanks for lower prices by thanksgiving. for "cbs this morning," bill whitaker in los angeles. >>> gas prices have been rising in other states as well because of the shortage of fuel. one exception, gas prices in texas fell by four cents a gallon last week. norah? >> there was a clear winner in wednesday's presidential debate. at least when it comes to getting all of our attention. mitt romney used public tv's big bird to make a point about spending. and, as jeff glor reports, that has triggered an avalanche of criticism. >> reporter: it was not the first time pbs has been targeted. it was, maybe, the most prominent platform. >> i'm going to stop subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs, i love big bird actuall
davis's private law firm was purposely torched over the weekend gutting the building. davis says he has had numerous windows broken out in the past by rocks. he believes someone is trying to intimidate him. he says it's not working. >> i believe the last criminal act is part of an escalating attempt to intimidate me. let me make it very, very clear: it has failed. >> the mayor and his family are not getting extra police protection despite the targeted attacks. >>> more testimony is planned today in the trial of murder suspect giselle esteban accused of killing nursing student michelle le in hayward last year. in opening statements yesterday, prosecutors blamed a jealous rage for prompting esteban to kill her former friend. the defense contends the killing was not premeditated but done in the heat of passion. >>> the body of one of two missing fishermen washed ashore on the san mateo county coast. he was aboard an 18-foot fishing boat when it capsized on sunday off pidgeon point. a second man is still missing. neither were wearing life jackets. two other men on board were wearing life j
wanted to put osama bin laden on trial to demonstrate the u.s. commitment to due process under law but that was if bin laden had surrendered during the raid in which he was killed. the book by journalist mark bowden entitled the finish is due out october 16. >>> 5:19 now. we'll find out in about 10 minutes how many americans are signing up for jobless claims. this morning, the labor department releases the weekly report on new jobless claims. tomorrow will gives the september employment report. yesterday a private payroll company said u.s. businesses added slightly more workers than expected last month. >>> it appears the star of the show punked was the target of a hoax. >> police swarmed ashton kutcher's hollywood hills home yesterday after a report of a break-in and shots fired. someone contacted police claiming there were men with guns inside the home. officers searched the house but only found three workers hired by kutcher. police suspect it was a case of swatting someone trying to get the s.w.a.t. team to respond. >> not good. >>> 5:20 right now. the underdogs are on top this
to due process under law. but that was if bin laden had surrendered during the rate in which he was killed. the book by journalist mark bowden entitled "the" is due out october 16. >>> baseball history was made yesterday afternoon. coming up. >> and we want to hear why your school is cool. you can send your nomination on our website, school and we may feature school on the air so send them in. make baseball history... ann the west. >>> welcome back. we're hoping for clear skies over san francisco this weekend as everyone is looking up. fleet week kicks off this weekend. this is a photo taken by our own weather producer billy poone. partly cloudy cool weather on saturday and sunday. so definitely bring a jacket if you are heading out to watch the blue angels. a look at your seven-day forecast is coming up. >>> and the metering lights are on at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's very busy as you work your way off the eastshore freeway. we are also dealing with some bart delays. better news though. those delays are improving. i'll have details on that in just a few mi
. my in-laws are in town. >> are they. >> so we're coming into the city. >> oh, my goodness. >> all weekend long. >> it is going to be crazy in the city. there's so many things going on. we are hoping the weather will cooperate. we'll see tooler temperatures in the bay area no getting around that, we'll see cooler temperatures. the key will be to get rid of low clouds. it will be cool enough mixing out some low clouds. but today we are starting out with plenty of clouds, by the afternoon some sunshine. but looks like temperatures going to stay cool to mild outside well below the average. and then the whole weekend looks like we'll stay below average in fact probably a little bit cooler as we head in toward sunday. this low will continue to slowly work its way toward the coastline. that is going to bring with it that cool marine air outside so that will drop the temperatures. we have delays at sfo of an hour and a half almost on arriving flights there. partly cloudy by the afternoon. around the country we are looking at 84 degrees in
and brings out law enforcement, often including a s.w.a.t. team. it happened in computer gamers, conservative bloggers and even singer miley cyrus. someone called the police to her home in august with a 911 call reporting shots fired. it was yet another hoax but one with serious consequences. perpetrators face a $10,000 fine and up to three years in prison if caught. >> officers put thur lives on the line. every time they get a call, they're taking their lives at risk. >> he was not home wednesday morning but later tweeted from the set of his sitcom saying "safe and sound at two and a half men. don't miss tomorrow night at 8:30. >> you have a home here as long as you want. >> reporter: it may have been a hoax but that's no reason to pass up an opportunity for a little self promotion. for cbs this morning, ben tracy, los angeles. >> self promotion aside, it's just not funny. so far they have a hard time catching the people who are responsible for doing that. >> i never heard of that before. first time i heard of it. >> that's why we're here at "cbs this morning." that's what we do. >> yes. >>
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